Associate Professor, Department of Physics and MIT Kavli Institute, MIT.
Formerly Adam J. Burgasser Chair in Astrophysics.
Note: I am on sabbatical until July 2013 and away from MIT.
Research & ScienceGroup webpage.
A schedule of upcoming talks and travel.
Resources for women in science.
My research papers.
F12, S13: Sabbatical at the Canadian Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics and the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics.
S12: Parental leave, no teaching.
F10, F11: 8.033 (principles of relativity and the physics of spacetime).
S10, S11: 8.04 (quantum physics I; recitation instructor).
F07, F09: 8.981 (special topics in astrophysics: gravitational-waves in F07, computational methods in F09).
S06, S07, S08, S09: 8.962 (general relativity).
Past MIT courses: I have taught 8.022 quite a few times
(lectures S04, S05; recitation S03, F03, F05, F08).
The lecture notes I developed can be found here.
2006 School of Science Prize for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching.
2005 William W. Buechner Teaching Prize.
Even further back: Once upon a time, I taught freshman physics at Caltech; here are notes from that course.